Lorgues tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lorgues: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The town of Lorgues is quite a quiet town, and very typical of Provencal towns in having a historic centre to explore

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Lorgues. For detailed visitor information see the Lorgues travel guide.

Lorgues is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 54 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Lorgues is 671 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Les-Arcs-sur-Argens at 10 km and Draguignan at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lorgues, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lorgues in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Var

Map of places to visit near Lorgues

Markets in and near Lorgues

Market days in Lorgues: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (10km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (12km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (15km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (20km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (23km)

More information about Lorgues, Provence

Tourist attractions near Lorgues, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lorgues.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (9km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Verdon (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (6km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (31km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (34km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (35km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (39km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (41km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (45km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (45km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (45km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (48km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (49km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (49km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (50km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (24km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (33km)
  • Lac de Quinson (35km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (40km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (42km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (42km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (45km)
  • Lac de Castillon (45km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (45km)
  • Mont Faron (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (30km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (51km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lorgues

Canton: Lorgues

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83510

Distance to Lorgues

from Toulon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 671 km

from Calais: 896 km

from Nice: 77 km

from Bordeaux: 573 km

from Strasbourg: 576 km

Getting here

Lorgues is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into the airports at Nice or Toulon. To drive from the channel ports allow about 11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Lorgues from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Flayosc, Le Thoronet, Saint-Antonin-du-Var and Taradeau.

This page in French: Visiter Lorgues